ByMatt Rose, writer at

It came as a surpise when it was announced that Thunderbirds are returning to ITV in the spring of 2015, this joint venture is being made by ITV Studios and Pukeko Studios with effects being provided by the weta workshop. It is a joy to see another tv show I grew up with is returning to the television screens with a mix of puppetry and CGI to bring it back into the modern world. The series has been picked up to also air through 2016-2017 which is delightful news to here.

Casting for the series includes Rasmus Hardiker as Scott and Alan Tracy, David Menkin as Virgil Tracy, Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Doctor Who, Game of Thrones) as Gordon Tracy and John Tracy. Kayvan Novak (Phonejacker, Facejacker, Doctor Who) as Brians, Rosamund Pike as Lady Penelope, Sandra Dickinson as Grandma Tracy, Angel Coulby as Kayo and Adjoa Andoh as Colonel Casey. Returning to voice Parker from the original series is David Graham who will be once again playing the role of Penelope's chauffeur. Ben Foster will be the composer of the show, Rob Hoegee as Head Writer, Giles Ridge is the executive producer, Theo Baynton Episode Director and Series Director, David Scott.

Return to Tracy Island and have a F.A.B. time

Thunderbirds Are Go! coming to ITV soon.


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